“This Is the Best Part I’ve Ever Had”: Chris Rock Talks

Hollywood’s self-described “Black shrink” opens up about wrestling with a recent learning disorder diagnosis, learning to swim in his 50s, and reassessing the childhood traumas he once joked about: “I had to let it go. I was just dying, dude.” There’s a fairly standard list of reasons people typically call Chris Rock. In no particular order, he rattles them off: There’s the “We’ve got a … Continue reading “This Is the Best Part I’ve Ever Had”: Chris Rock Talks

Chris Rock Is Writing a Book on Race and Relationships

“My First Black Boyfriend,” an essay collection by the comedian and filmmaker, is coming out next year. Chris Rock, the Emmy-winning comedian and two-time Oscars host, has been talking about race and relationships since he began doing standup in the 1980s. Those who haven’t seen him onstage will soon be able to read his thoughts on these perennially thorny issues in “My First Black Boyfriend,” … Continue reading Chris Rock Is Writing a Book on Race and Relationships